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When Thor Needs an Anvil

On Sunday, despite forecasts of rain, wind and elephants falling from the sky, we headed up to Blackheath in the Blue Mountains. After a quick lunch and some confusion with the tourist information centre’s map (which included non-existent streets… in … Continue reading

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Look out!

I mean, lookout! Sax is going crazy. He misses Macy. There’s no one to play with. I can only throw the ball for so many hours in a day. So this morning, with Sax growling in his strange Jonathan Ross … Continue reading

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A Hobbit’s Hike/ Sax’s Botanical Tour

    Picture of the Day 17: first sunlight over Gilmore Merry holidays! Or merry working, if you’re like me and work all the time (and love it)! Today I walked to the small town of Adelong from my family’s … Continue reading

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As Far as We Got

Day 16: as far as we got on our walk …not very far at all. After working all day, slaving away with pen and paper over my short story which ran away into a long story, Punk vs Suit, being … Continue reading

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From Kinross to Gotham

White-winged choughs in the pines Choughs, who build mud nests and are easily confused for crows, have the odd tendency of their eyeballs swelling and becoming brighter when the bird is agitated. For a startling example of this, check out: http://amatteroflight.com/gallery2/d/1167-4/White-winged-Chough_4502v1.jpg … Continue reading

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Picture of the Day 9

Trig station on Hassan’s Walls Lookout, Lithgow The first thing about Lithgow; there are a LOT of rocks. The place is even called Lithgow. Before Hamilton Hume decided a good alternate to the ubiquitous Cox’s Road would pass through what he … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day 6

View under the Devil’s Coach House of McKeowns Valley, Jenolan Yesterday, the 13th, was my birthday. And what a full day it was. I woke up at 8am and went to bed at 2 this morning, and did not even … Continue reading

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